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NAO: Trusts facing big repair bills missed out on Johnson’s capital awards

Government auditors have highlighted a lack of correlation between the prime minister’s capital funding announcements and those NHS providers with the largest backlogs of maintenance problems.

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Exclusive: Trusts set to be let off £10bn debt

NHS providers that owe the government a combined £10bn would see the debts converted into a form of investment that does not have to be repaid, under plans being discussed by national leaders.

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STP seeks fifth leader since 2016 to ‘navigate ambiguity’

A health system in the east of England is looking for a new leader, which will be the fifth appointment to the post since 2016.

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Trusts in line for new hospitals will face extra charges

Six providers set to receive major public investment in new hospital buildings may struggle to afford annual charges on their new assets, according to experts.

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Exclusive: Private finance scheme for the NHS scrapped

A much-vaunted scheme to use private investment for NHS capital projects has been officially scrapped, HSJ has learned.

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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Mapped: The hospital builds in PM’s pledge

The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.

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Twenty big NHS building projects that need Boris’ cash

With the new prime minister poised to announce NHS building projects, HSJ has identified 20 of the most significant hospital infrastructure schemes that require big injections of capital funding, often to address pressing problems with care quality.

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Trio of trusts to outsource pathology services

Three trusts’ pathology services look likely to be outsourced in an STP-wide procurement process.

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Trust eyes new private finance model to build hospital

An acute trust is hoping to be among the first organisations to use a new form of private financing to help fund a replacement hospital.

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Staff survey: Full breakdown of where staff are witnessing potentially harmful errors

Below is a breakdown of acute and combined trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2018 NHS staff survey.

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Former health minister to chair STP

A former health minister has been appointed as the chair of a Home Counties sustainability and transformation partnership.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Former chief facing fraud charges died by suicide - inquest

A former acute trust chief executive who faced fraud charges killed himself, an inquest has heard.

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'Fantasy' trust debts overtake PFI liabilities

A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.

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Major reconfiguration given green light by commissioners

Mid and South Essex commissioners have approved a controversial acute reorganisation, which will involve major changes to where and how emergency, specialist and elective services across the patch.

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Prosecution of hospital chief nurse dropped

The prosecution of a hospital trust chief nurse for false accounting has been dropped.

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Ten innovators in care redesign and integration

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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Revealed: New money for 15 trusts to trial flexible working

Fifteen NHS trusts have been selected by the Department of Health and Social Care to receive funding for pilot projects to enable flexible working.

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Former hospital chief executive charged with fraud dies suddenly

A former hospital trust chief executive charged with fraud has died suddenly.